Published in Drug Week, February 17th, 2006
According to the report, "Infection is a common problem in dialysis patients and ranks second behind cardiovascular disease as a major cause of death. The major causes of infections, mainly bloodstream infections, often are related to dialysis access."
"Metastatic infectious complications have been reported frequently in the course of such bacteremias," wrote A.A. Geneidy and W.J. Weise at South Carolina Nephrology & Hypertension Center in Orangeburg. "We report the case of a 79-year-old dialysis patient who was admitted with recurrent...
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